Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP
Alun was appointed as the Secretary of State for Wales on 19 March 2016, having previously occupying a joint role as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales and a Government Whip. Elected as the Member of Parliament for Vale of Glamorgan in May 2010, Alun previously served as a Member of the Welsh Assembly for South West Wales. Before entering politics, Alun worked for Lloyds Banking Group as a Business Development Consultant. He attended the University of Wales, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He is a fluent Welsh speaker.